What Happened on February 22, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • US 8th Air Force bombs Enschede, Arnhem & Nijmegen by mistake/800+ die

Famous Birthdays

  • E J Peaker, actress (That's Life), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Jonathan Demme, American film director (Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia), born in Baldwin, New York (d. 2017)
  • Ranjit Fernando, Sri Lankan cricket wicketkeeper (1975 World Cup)
  • Robert Kardashian, American lawyer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • Tom Okker, tennis star

Famous Deaths

  • Kasturba Gandhi, wife of Mohandas Gandhi (b. 1869)